• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

The Cloud Computing Concepts course highlights concepts and best practices for cloud architecture, design, security, and operations. Topics include leveraging cloud environments for critical assets or operations, and the impacts on data and application security, as well as legal, risk, and compliance considerations.

Learning Objectives

  • Compare cloud service and deployment models and each’s impact on customer control and responsibilities.
  • Identify data security strategies within cloud environments.
  • Explain secure data center design concepts including example risks and security controls.
  • Describe the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and its relation to applications within cloud environments.
  • Summarize concepts for building, operating, and managing physical and logical infrastructure for cloud environments.
  • Outline privacy, legal, and audit requirements with cloud environments, and how it relates to evaluating providers.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.